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4 Simple Steps to Modernizing Procurement in Your Organization

April 24, 2019 At this year’s ProcureCon Indirect East I had the opportunity to talk with dozens of leaders who were exploring ways to leverage AI to transform procurement from an organization focused on cost reduction to one that creates new opportunities for growth. Many were overwhelmed by the different kinds of technology available. How do you incorporate [...] Read More

Top 5 Breakout Sessions from ISM 2019

April 23, 2019 I recently attended the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) conference in attending this year’s ISM Conference in Houston, TX, on behalf of Suplari, the pioneering Spend Management and Financial Performance System.  The event brought together 2,500+ supply chain & procurement professionals with the focus of “sparking” creative thinking with various keynote and breakout sessions.   [...] Read More

Suplari Customer Procore Technologies Offers Principles to Evolving Procurement

March 25, 2019 I’ve just returned from the 2019 Americas Procurement Congress, where I had the pleasure of interviewing Procore Technologies Director of Procurement, Michael Denari. Two years ago, Michael embarked on a 4-year plan to fundamentally change his procurement organization. Now at the halfway mark, his plan to create value above and beyond savings is yielding consistent [...] Read More

Three Ways Purchasing Intelligence Helps You Understand Your Buying Process

February 5, 2019 One of the biggest benefits we hear from people who use Purchasing Intelligence in Suplari is the full visibility behind their spending. With Purchasing Intelligence, you get a 360-degree view of everything that is happening with purchase orders (PO’s) and invoice data across your entire organization. Imagine a purchasing system with no more mistakes, no [...] Read More

3 Common Purchasing Problems and How We Can Help

January 30, 2019 So many things can go awry when it comes to reviewing and approving your organization’s spend, especially when it comes to managing different departments and budgets. What if you could get everyone on the same page? We created Purchasing Intelligence for our Suplari AI-driven insights system to do just that. We prioritized adding this extension [...] Read More

Top Procurement Reports to Help You Get Ahead in 2019

January 15, 2019 With 2019 already in full swing, and the already rapidly changing business landscape, it’s important to stay on top of new trends for procurement. Understanding the innovations and challenges of are important to strategically prepare for a successful 2019. We have rounded up a list of top procurement reports to arm you with the resources [...] Read More

Top Procurement Events to Attend in 2019

December 18, 2018

As a result of a highly competitive and volatile marketplace, the focus for procurement continues to be around driving cost savings, increasing profits, and mitigating risk. Yet, procurement teams need to find innovative ways to accomplish these tasks beyond their outdated processes, and limited tools and resources. Procurement is already experiencing an explosion towards digital … Read More

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New Years Resolutions – Democratize Your Data

December 11, 2018 January 1st is right around the corner.  Does your finance or procurement team have a plan to drive a highly visible, strategic initiative in 2019 that results in a consistent “seat at the table?”  Don’t worry if you don’t. Having spoken to many procurement leaders at mid-market and large companies around the world, driving truly [...] Read More

3 Reasons Why AI in Procurement is a Game-changer

November 1, 2018

Wasted time. Missing invoices. Late payments. Finding out you were charged how much for what? Procurement is a necessary and immense part of any business. Managing, monitoring, and crunching numbers from that part of your business probably takes a lot of time and effort. In fact, organizing and cleansing your spend, purchase, and supplier data … Read More

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